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There are 5 ways to get from Zonhoven to Calais by train, bus or car

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Train via Gare de Calais Fréthun  •  5h 16m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun Ter / ...

67€ - 107€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Hasselt to Brussels, Brussels-North station N84
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 825 / ...

17€ - 27€

3 alternative options

Train  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Ic / ...
  2. Take the train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe Eil / ...
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville Ter

58€ - 93€

Train, bus  •  6h 25m

  1. Take the train from Hasselt to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord Ic / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais 825 / ...

22€ - 34€

Drive  •  2h 40m

  1. Drive from Zonhoven to Calais 175.6 miles

30€ - 50€

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The cheapest way to get from Zonhoven to Calais is to bus which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Zonhoven to Calais is to drive which costs 30€ - 50€ and takes 2h 40m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zonhoven to Calais. However, there are services departing from Zonhoven Dorp and arriving at Calais via Hasselt and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zonhoven to Calais. However, there are services departing from Zonhoven and arriving at Gare de Calais Ville via Hasselt, Bruxelles-Midi, Lille Europe and Gare de Calais Fréthun. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 16m.

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The distance between Zonhoven and Calais is 246 km. The road distance is 281 km.

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The best way to get from Zonhoven to Calais without a car is to train via Gare de Calais Fréthun which takes 5h 16m and costs 65€ - 110€.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from Zonhoven to Calais, including transfers.

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Zonhoven to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Hasselt station.

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Zonhoven to Calais train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Hasselt station.

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The best way to get from Zonhoven to Calais is to train via Gare de Calais Fréthun which takes 5h 16m and costs 65€ - 110€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 27€ and takes 7h 25m.

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Map of how to get from Zonhoven to Calais.
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  • Distance: 153.7 miles
  • Duration: 5h 16m

What companies run services between Zonhoven, Belgium and Calais, France?

You can take a train from Zonhoven to Calais via Hasselt, Bruxelles-Midi, Lille Europe, Calais Frethun, and Gare de Calais Fréthun in around 5h 16m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zonhoven to Calais via Hasselt Station perron 8, Hasselt, and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 7h 25m.

Train operators
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Hasselt to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
belgiantrain.be
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eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Hasselt to Bru.-Noord / Brux.-Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 14€
Website
belgiantrain.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
9€ - 14€
1st Class
14€ - 21€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
28€ - 50€
Premier
58€ - 59€
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
27m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
28€ - 50€
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
28€ - 50€
Premier
55€ - 58€
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Bruxelles-Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
22€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 27€
1st Class
38€ - 41€
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
21€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
21€ - 26€
1st Class
37€ - 40€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Calais Frethun
Ave. Duration
28m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Train from Lille Flandres to Calais Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 26€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
18€ - 26€
1st Class
24€ - 40€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Calais
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Hasselt to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Zonhoven to Calais bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Calais station.

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Zonhoven to Calais train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Calais Frethun station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Zonhoven to Calais is 281 km. It takes approximately 2h 40m to drive from Zonhoven to Calais.

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There are 302+ hotels available in Calais. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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